• June 26, 2017

    Your summertime bucket list, Mercer County style

    Life’s too short to be serious, especially when it’s summer. Will you play outside, splurge on homemade desserts or camp in the woods? It can be t

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  • June 26, 2017

    Celebrate the fourth of July in Mercer County

    On the 4th of July, the entire country will celebrate America's birthday with fireworks, cook-outs and concerts. The holiday weekend and the 4th of Ju

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  • June 16, 2017

    Behind the murals of Princeton

    Not every painting stays inside. Such is the case with Princeton, a city famous for its murals. Eccentric and colorful, they fill entire blocks. You h

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  • June 9, 2017

    Cast a line in Mercer County

    Ishmael had Moby Dick. What about you? Maybe “the big one” is waiting for you in Mercer County. From manmade ponds to forest streams, you’ll

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  • May 9, 2017

    Bramwell's Spring Tour of Homes reveals Victorian elegance in a small coal town

    Every spring, the doors of lavish Victorian mansions open, revealing grand staircases, dainty fixtures, elaborate dining rooms and a rich hist

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  • May 8, 2017

    Are the “Faces of Travel” part of your vacation plans?

    Join us as we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Mercer County! From May 7-13, we’ll pay tribute to all the human interactions that prope

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  • April 10, 2017

    Lumberjacks and ramps, oh my!

    Springtime in West Virginia means ramp season! The first ramps of the season generally show up in mid-March; West Virginia towns and communit

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  • March 29, 2017

    The Bluefield Jays and Princeton Rays make a TV debut tonight on Viceland

    The boys of summer don't arrive for a few more months, but the great rivalry of minor league baseball in Mercer County will be front and center on the

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  • March 7, 2017

    Get your entertainment fix at this state-of-the-art theater

    In the Appalachian mountains, the Chuck Mathena Center stands out as a place

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  • February 27, 2017

    Don't miss out on your favorite camping spots! Make reservations now.

    Even though summer is still a few months away, it's not too soon to start thinking about roasting marshmallows by the campfire,  playing

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  • February 17, 2017

    Cozy up with the West Virginia Winter Warmer!

    It is a winter wonderland inside the Bluefield Area Arts Center, the site for the annual West Virginia Winter Warmer on Saturday.  Decorated with mou

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  • January 27, 2017

    Meet Mercer's "Best Eats"!

    Nothing tastes quite like homemade cuisine— especially when someone else prepares it! In the past, folks took their time in the kitchen and cooke

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  • January 13, 2017

    Jazz up your winter with these 5 adventures

    Banish those winter blues, both outdoors and indoors! Hibernating is for bears… and folks who don’t have Mercer County’s high altitude and ru

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  • January 5, 2017

    Check these attractions off your 2017 bucket list!

    Need some inspiration for the new year? Our county is an adventure waiting to happen. Fill your schedule with history, romance and eccentricity!

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  • December 21, 2016

    Ring in the New Year with Mercer County!

    Ring in the New Year with family-friendly activities, parties and entertainment.  From Princeton to Bluefield, you can find a multitude of di

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  • December 8, 2016

    Our top five picks for hoilday fun in December

    December looks like a busy month in Mercer County. From parades and light displays to family traditions, there is plenty to explore and memories to b

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  • December 2, 2016

    Mercer County Can't Stop the Feeling

    Mercer County has some dance moves and we want you to see how we groove in our hometowns.  Don't blame us if you start tapping your foot to the beat

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  • November 29, 2016

    Celebrate Christmas in a small Victorian town

    Experience Christmas in a small Victorian town with this special holiday tour in Bramwell. Filled with holiday spirit, all of the mansions are

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  • November 21, 2016

    Experience one of the biggest Christmas lights shows in southern West Virginia

    In a city known for coal and railroad, twinkling lights cast a festive glow around Bluefield City Park. A grand entrance, fit for Santa Claus

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  • November 9, 2016

    All aboard for 2016 Railfest

    Every second weekend in November, the trains rolls into Bluefield for the annual Railfest - a model train show for the young and old.

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